Parenting Tips

April 4, 2018

Healthy food for kids to gain weight

April 2, 2018

5 Incredible Natural Ways to Cure Your Child’s Fever

Nothing can make a parent panic more than the thought of their child coming down with a fever. Young children are prone to falling ill because their immune systems are not strong enough to fight toxic air and seasonal allergies. While seeing your child’s discomfort can be difficult, it’s important for parents to remember that fever in children is not necessarily a bad thing. A temperature below 102 degrees means that your child’s immune system is working hard to fight off an infection. Instead of rushing your child to a […]
March 30, 2018

Is writing becoming a skill of the past? 5 ways to help your little ones develop their fine motor skills

Books have turned into kindles, games are being played on iPads, and even spending time with friends has become virtual. Welcome to the digital age! In this dynamic digital era, is there any value or importance of more traditional habits – specifically writing? An article on BBC News quotes Sally Payne, head paediatric occupational therapist at the Heart of England foundation NHS Trust, “Children coming into school are being given a pencil but, increasingly, they are not able to hold it because they don’t have the fundamental movement skills.” Shocking, […]
March 26, 2018

The Top Three Myths About Day Care Busted

The stigma of putting children in day cares and pre-schools is slowly changing. Many more working and non-working women are beginning to enrol their little ones in day cares. A day care or pre-school offers your little ones a few options that stay-at-home care may not, such as bonding with same age peers, learning to share with other children, healthy competition etc. We, at KLAY, understand that every parent has a few concerns about leaving their little ones in someone else’s care. As your parenting partner, we have made a […]
March 8, 2018

Open Letter from a Stay At Home Mom to a working Mom: Why we should not be apologetic for putting our children in ChildCare.

Dear Working Mom, Do you ever fall asleep wondering if your child is happy? Do you ever wake up tired and anxious with a list of to-dos that increase by the minute? Do you spend the day wondering if you’re doing right by your child and most importantly, by yourself? Do you ever wonder if you’re doing too much, too little or even just enough? I know I do. And something tells me, you do too. But I am teaching myself to rise above my self-doubt and be confident about […]
February 20, 2018

Dance and sing with me, mum and dad

The impact of music on human brain development Human Brain (n): The most complex machine that ever existed – the control room of our body’s every function. As you read these words, you realize, Mr. Brain is at work, and has been since the day you were born! The number of neurons in the human brain are fixed at the time of birth and the connections in these neurons define the personality traits of a human being. The more the stimulation, the better will be the connection. As responsible adults […]
January 19, 2018
Marathon

How to effectively train for a marathon

So you have taken the major decision to run the KLAY Gurgaon Couple’s Marathon! Congratulations, step one is over. While your mind might be fully set to participate in the marathon, is your body ready for it? After you have registered, it’s now time for you to build up your body’s fitness levels with an intensive training plan for the marathon. How can you and your better half ensure you cross that finish line? Here are some tips on how to prepare for a marathon. How to train for a […]
January 12, 2018

6 ways to help your little ones settle into preschool

Enrolling your little one in a preschool is only the first step in the long (and fun) journey of parenthood. Every child is different and settles in their own time frame – for some, it may be harder than for others. But we urge you not to worry. Read on to know the six best ways to prepare children for preschool. If your little ones are well prepared, they will be able to settle in without too much fuss. How to prepare toddler for preschool Understand your little one: The […]
December 7, 2017

Who are those toys really for?

The more toys children own, the less they actually play with them. Three-year-old Nishant cannot stop talking about the fruits his uncle brought him when he came over to his house in Delhi the other day. It’s been 48 hours since the visit, and 46 since the fruits were consumed. But he just cannot stop gushing to anyone who will listen — the security man, the clerk at the supermarket, his teacher and even his mother, who was present at the time – about the fruits and how they were […]